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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by royster, Sep 2, 2016.

  1. royster

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    I;m looking through "build your own drone" kits as I thought over the long, hard Canadian winter, between shoveling snow, rebuilding our family Igloo's & hunting for meat, I'd take a stab at building one.
    The DJI Flame wheel kit seems to include everything to get into the air. I;m quite handy & have soldering skills.
    In my youth, I did build a number RC plane kits, all balsa hi-wing models, with a 4 channel radio.
    There were very few other RC'ers in my area, I got quite competent at taking off, but, flying most right into the ground.
    Would you think this Flamewheel 350 kit would be a good starter to build?
    Open to any & all suggestions & thanks in advance from Canada.
     
  2. discv

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    I think that the DJI F350 will be hard to find- and the knock off copies are poor.
    In your shoes I would consider the F450 kit and look around for one complete with a Naza v2 and GPS.

    That way you've got most of what you need when you decide to upgrade to an F550!
     
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    I am in the process of building my second drone from scratch....down to using my 3d printer for every part I can
     

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  4. royster

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    The F450, yes thanks I was just looking at this one.
    I;m not at the "from scratch" level yet, not for my first
    F450 looks to be very cool, complete & thanks again.